Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A graph of a normal (Gaussian) distribution, with a large rounded peak tapering away at each end.
- ‘This is because the percentile scores are not equally distributed on the bell curve.’
- ‘The second way to read pulses differently is to read the pulse wave as a sine curve rather than a bell curve.’
- ‘In the meantime, the prevalence curve slowly changed and the area below the curve slowly grew so that later graphs I have seen, all tended to assume the appearance of a normal bell curve.’
- ‘In a proper classification you would expect to see the natural distribution of your documents represented as a bell curve.’
- ‘A bell curve emerges as the number of calls in the center of the sales cycle spikes and the number of inquiries from customers needing pre- or post-sales information decreases.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.